Sunday, 30 October 2011

Video: New Qaadir - Dream Away

Check out this video Qaadir posted recently via his youtube channel. Entitled 'Dream Away' the song features on his recent release Collection Before The Boom Chapter 2. Peep the video after the jump:

Friday, 28 October 2011

Steven's Coming Out Story

Check out this video shot as part of an online campaign by charity, 'I Want The World To Know' to share stories from gay people who are open with others about their lifestyle. Being black, Steven's story struck a chord with me. Steven hit the nail on the head when he talked about family, perception and the thought process that has to go along with actions that a male and female couple take for granted. Peep his story for yourself after the jump:

Saturday, 22 October 2011

New York Times Sits Down With 'Weekend' Director

The New York Times sat down with Weekend director Andrew Haigh for an in depth interview about his process of putting the movie together. Interview is after the jump:

Trailer - Weekend

Weekend is a movie that is generating major buzz on the festival curcuit. Directed by Andrew Haigh, the movie explores two characters who let attraction get the best of them and subsequently, want different things. Peep the trailer after the jump:

Man of The Week Bonus - Samuell Benta Talks Having What It Takes + Showreel

Man of the Week Samuell Benta sits down with Inner City Arts, a youth organisation based in London which aims to help tackle the current youth agenda. Peep the interview / showreel after the jump:

Man of The Week - Samuell Benta

It's that time again. The current title Man of the Week goes to 25 year old British actor Samuell Benta, who is best known for starring in BBC productions 'The Cut' And Eastenders spinoff 'E20'. Peep more pics after the jump:

Xem Van Adams Retires From Youtube

Popular youtuber Xem Van Adams posted his final youtube video recently. An insightful watch. Peep the clip after the jump:

Qaadir Talks Spammers

Friend to the blud blog Qaadir posted a video via his youtube, reigning in on people posting negativity via his platform. Peep Qaadir clocking it in his articulate inimitable style after the jump:

Watch: Nevin Heard's MTV Casting Tape

The casting tape of Nevin Heard, the guy that featured on MTV show Coming Out surfaced recently. Peep it after the jump!

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Watch: Actor James Baldwin On Growing Up Black Poor And Gay

Writer James Baldwin, an openly gay black writer who played an important role in humanising the civil rights movement through his barrier transcending essays in the 1950 was asked in an interview what his views were on living a life being poor black and gay. Watch his response after the jump:

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

New Video Alert - Kelly Rowland Down For Whatever

The visual for Ms Kelly's International release has just surfaced. Peep it after the jump:

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Black Guy Comes Out on MTV Show

20 year old Ohio State rugby player Nevin Heard came out to his teammates on new MTV show 'Coming Out'. Watch Nevin fight through nerves to deliver his message after the jump:

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Watch - ADTV RAW - The Beginning

ADTV Season 6 ended in September, leaving many wondering what the future would be for Metrell and the gang. Well it looks like the final season has opened the door for a new series, ADTV Raw. Real talk, no format just raw. The series which features cast members old and new, is tentatively scheduled to hit youtube in early 2012. However, in a bid to seemingly whet appetites, the ADTV team have posted a prequel via their youtube channel to give fans a flavor of what we can expect. Peep it for yourself after the jump:

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Watch: Documentary I am a man

Peep Cleo Manago's documentary I am a man. The documentary explores the issues in the male African American experience, including sexual diversity. The documentary is after the jump:

Watch: B. Slade - Sequel

B Slade former known as gospel powerhouse Tonex, recently uploaded the video for Sequel, a visual to support the track taken from his current project, Diesel. How does the visual fare? See for yourself after the jump:

Watch: New Beyonce Video - Love On Top Extended Preview

Everyone loves a bad b!tch. And Beyonce is up there with the best of them. Peep the extended preview to forthcoming video Love On Top after the jump:

Watch: Esther Armah Interviews Men's Exchange Founder Cleo Manago

Remember the name Cleo Manago. Cleo is a man creating waves in NYC by helping men living alternative lives to get their heads around the mental issues that living a life that contradicts the blueprint of society brings. Cleo recently sat down with Esther Armah for an insightful interview on his personal life and his current project. Peep the interview after the jump:

Watch - UK Rapper Craig Reveals His Secrets To Getting Ripped

UK rapper Craig turns the heat up as he demos how to get a text book physique. Peep the video after the jump: 

Tonex (B. Slade) - Accept Me

Controversial former gospel artist Tonex puts the drama surrounding his sexuality into 'Accept Me' a song recorded during sessions for his Diesel album under his new moniker 'B. Slade'. Take a listen after the jump:

Thursday, 6 October 2011

LOL Of The Day - X Factor's George Gerasimou talks Sexuality

X Factor auditionee George Gerasimou caused a firestorm at his audition after hauling a barrage of insults at judge Tulisa which went viral. George recently sat down for an interview with Water Media Tv where he talked about x factor, reactions from the public and his sexuality. Peep the interview after the jump:

Blud Tech - RIP Steve Jobs

RIP to Steve Jobs, the visionary who co-founded Apple and Pixar, revolutionising the world of computing, music and animation. Aged 56, a few hours ago it was confirmed that he had lost his fight against pancreatic cancer. Its a sad in the world of technology.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

3 Years Of Blind Friendship - 1 night to throw it all away (Part 2)

So... continuing on from part 1 

I activate the keylock on my phone and I sit and comtemplate whether the night is worth experiencing. Maybe a virtual friendship that had been one for so long was meant to stay that way, or maybe friendship was the perfect foundation to build on. I shower, freshen up with some Polo Sport cologne, and throw on some new clothes, its 8.15pm and I jump on the train to Marylebone. As I emerge onto Marylebone Road, I couldn't help but to feel nervousness in my stomach.

I take another glance at my watch as the Landmark Hotel came into view; 8.55pm according to my watch. I took a deep breath then headed into the plush building.

I made a beeline for the restroom as though I was a guest, quick stepping it through the traditional interior. This was the kind of hotel for the rich and famous, marble walls, a piano player on the mezzanine serenading business types as they lounged on their laptops or dined with their business associates. I looked in the mirror and thought to myself "I've been walking down this road for three years. Let's hope Michael doesn't disappoint!" my thoughts  were interrupted with the beep of an SMS message on my phone. "Come to Room no. 243"

I take the elevator up to the 2nd floor and knock on the door of room 243. A brown skin bearded guy opened the door. "Michael?" I asked. "Yup" he replied. With that I stepped into the room and shut the door behind me. The verdict?...

Part 3 coming soon...

Monday, 3 October 2011

Watch: New Drake Video - "Headlines"

The visual to support Drake's 1st single off of his forthcoming album - Take Care due on his birthday; October 24th,  has just hit the web. Peep the video after the jump:

Image via GQ mag.

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